Kyle Kuric matches season-high 25 points in a lopsided win for Barcelona

2021-01-09T22:32:51+00:00 2021-01-10T18:53:09+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

09/Jan/21 22:32

After getting back on track in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, FC Barcelona extends winning ways in the ACB

By Eurohoops Team/

FC Barcelona made short work of Baxi Manresa landing the win, 99-76, in an ACB Regular Season Round 19 match held Saturday evening. Kyle Kuric marked the tenth win in a row at the domestic level tying his season-high 25-points. Cory Higgins registered 15 points and Artem Pustovyi threw in 14 more. Nick Calathes posted an 11-point, 10-assist double-double. Barca went up to 15-3 dropping the opponents to 8-9.

Mike Tobey scored 16 points, Louis Labeyrie and Jaime Pradilla added 15 each, and Sam Van Rossom punched in 14 more for Valencia in the win, 106-73, over RETAbet Bilbao. The team coached by Jaume Ponsarnau improved to 12-6.

Hereda San Pablo Burgos moved up to 13-5 thanks to the away victory, 85-76, versus Coosur Real Betis. Dejan Kravic fired in 14 out of his 23 points in the fourth quarter finishing with a perfect 9/9 twos. Xavi Rabaseda followed with 17 points.

Real Madrid at 16-1 retaining first place of the standings will not play this weekend as its home game versus UCAM Murcia was among those postponed.

ACB results this week:

RETAbet Bilbao – Valencia 73-106
Coosur Real Betis – Hereda San Pablo Burgos 76-85
Baxi Manresa – FC Barcelona 76-99

Herbalife Gran Canaria – Joventut Badalona 96-85
Delteco GBC – Iberostar Tenerife 89-87
Unicaja Malaga – TD Systems Baskonia